CDMP Certification

Certified Data Management Professional

We help you set yourself apart from the competition by offering an industry-recognised certification that will strengthen your skill set.

Robinson Ryan supports your professional growth and your achievement of your goals, whether personal or professional. We are an official certifier of the title of ‘Certified Data Management Professional’ as recognised by DAMA International. With this certification, Data Management Professionals can set themselves apart from their peers with internationally recognised credentials.


CDMP pathway

Starting out
less than 5 years experience

4-5 year experience

Advanced level
over 10 years experience.

Recognised by a global audience

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Become a Certified Data Management Professional® (CDMP®) awarded by the Data Management Association (DAMA International).

  • An Associate certification recognises your knowledge and understanding of the Data Book of Knowledge.
  • A Practitioner certification recognises your in-depth knowledge of the Data Book of Knowledge as you practice the data management profession.

Robinson Ryan provides courses that prepare you for both Associate and Practitioner certification exams, as well as invigilating the exams. Contact us to find out more about this great opportunity for professional development.


We host a weekly online study program. Participants will be expected to prepare and facilitate a session.

CDMP Associate 6 x weekly 90 minute study sessions (cost $149 +gst)

CDMP Practitioner 10 x weekly 90 minute study sessions (cost $249+gst)


CDMP Associate 1 x 90 minute exam (Cost approx $500*AUD)

CDMP Practitioner 3 x 90 minute exams – (cost approx. $1500* AUD)

Examinations are held online, we will assist you to prepare for the exam. 

*DAMA examinations are billed in US dollars

Associate and Practitioner levels:

Tentative schedule of the DMBoK knowledge areas covered is (subject to change):

Week 1: Data Governance, Data Architecture

Week 2: Data Development, Data Operations

Week 3: Data Security, Reference and Master Data

Week 4: Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Document and Content Management

Week 5: Metadata, Data Quality

Week 6: Final Exam Prep

Practitioner level only:

Week 7: Data Governance

Week 8: Data Governance continued

Week 9: Data Quality

Week 10: Data Quality continued